Project Control Specialist (Scheduler)

at Parsons Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Ready to put your project engineer expertise to work on a large Pharmaceutical project that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects?

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your advanced project and engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams. We need our Project Control Engineers at this level to be fully qualified professionals with solid experience, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills. In this role you will develop, implement, and maintain cost control, and/or provide planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects. You will be utilizing your technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience) and typically 15+ years of related work experience (20+ years of experience highly preferred) .

+ Profound understanding of the project controls operating model employed by key partner firms within the EPCM+CQV workspace.

+ Intimate familiarity with P6 and ability to administer OPC (next generation P6) content from third-party partners, manage Program Schedule Content, and establish guidelines for schedule control, including the development of the Basis of Schedule (BOS).

+ Expertise in Progress Measurement using EVM, including quantity-based EVM within partner work environments and financially based EVM for the overall program.

+ Leadership in planning/scheduling efforts, collaborating with partners to develop system-based schedules early in the project lifecycle.

+ Support for internal Client reporting calendar and reporting requirements.

+ Thorough comprehension of industry standards and guidelines related to Project Controls subject matter, ensuring alignment with Client Project Controls Standards.

+ Proactive alignment with partners regarding Client Standards implementation, development of Project Controls plans, and compliance with invoice management processes.

+ Collaboration with partners to ensure Monthly Reports encompass all necessary Project Controls information, including Cost, Schedule, EVM, Change Management, and Risk Management.

+ Expertise in Project Controls Standards subject matter, including Estimating, Cost Management, Cost Forecasting, Schedule Management, Progress Measurement, Change Management, Risk Management, WBS/CBS/SBS, Cash-Flow (VOWD), and Benchmarking.

+ Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite. Must have potential to perform in a lead capacity, as well as familiarity with industry practices.

What Desired Skills You’ll Bring:

+ Project Controls experience within the Pharma environment preferred but not required.

+ Familiarity with system turnovers and the CQV process in a planner/scheduler role.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions-and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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Job Posting: JC258902567

Posted On: Apr 26, 2024

Updated On: Jun 19, 2024

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